Stuffed zucchini Italian style
Italian mistress – are huge fans of the meals nutritious, quick and flavorful. Such work zucchini, if you stuff them the way they do in Italy. You will need:
- 3 young zucchini;
- 2 large tomato;
- 500 grams lean ground beef;
- ¾ Cup bread crumbs;
- ½ Cup of grated Parmesan;
- 1 Cup of tomato sauce;
- 2 tablespoons chopped parsley;
- 1 teaspoon fresh oregano leaf;
- salt and freshly ground black pepper.
Stuffing for zucchini, you can add chopped onion, garlic, chopped Basil leaves.
Zucchini wash, dry and cut lengthwise in half. Remove the pulp. Put "boats" in a baking dish, add a little water and microwave on high for 4-5 minutes after turning on the device at the maximum temperature. Let the zucchini cool down. Tomatoes cut into cubes.
Ground beef fry in a pan until light Golden brown, drain excess fat and cool. Mix fried beef with bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, tomato sauce, tomatoes, greens. Season with salt and pepper. Nafarshiruyte zucchini. Preheat the oven to 170оС. Bake the dish for 30 minutes. Serve hot.
Zucchini, stuffed Greek style
In Greece, these meals prefer to put the minced lamb and cook them easier. You will need:
- 4 medium zucchini;
- 750 grams mutton mince;
- 2 cloves of garlic;
- 100 grams of feta;
- 2 fleshy tomatoes;
- 2 raw eggs;
- 1 teaspoon leaf thyme;
- olive oil.
Serve zucchini Greek-style thick yogurt.
Heat a tablespoon of olive oil in a deep frying pan. Fry the chopped garlic until characteristic odour. Add the minced meat, stir fry, drain the excess fat. At the same time boil a large pot of water. Put in boiling water zucchini one by one. Take them out after 4 minutes and cool under running water. Cut each zucchini in half, scoop out the pulp and chop. Dip the tomatoes in boiling water, remove the skins and cut into cubes.
Chopped squash flesh, add the minced meat along with tomatoes, add egg, and season with salt and pepper. Mix well. Nafarshiruyte zucchini. Place them on a greased baking sheet, sprinkle with crumbled feta cheese and put in preheated oven 175оС. Bake for 20-30 minutes.